Tag: Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Tourism rebrands events website

As a part of its strategy to increase attendance at a range of Abu Dhabi-based events in 2019 and beyond, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has recently launched a refreshed events website. Abu Dhabi Calendar, the rebranded website aims to attract greater levels of web traffic with a […]

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UAE unveils app to boost ecotourism

To attract visitors from around the world to the country’s natural wonders, the UAE launched the first phase of ecotourism drive.  An e-book app that features maps, images and video footage of the destinations was launched by Thani Al Zeyoudi, the Minister of Climate Change and Environment, to spread awareness about ecotourism. The app provides […]

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Abu Dhabi’s oldest building Qasr Al Hosn to re-open this year

The Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism is readying to welcome tourists to the redeveloped Qasr Al Hosn in Abu Dhabi by the year-end. The historic fort at the heart of the capital is undergoing a substantial renovation. Cafes and restaurants will also feature in the finished attraction, while it will host exhibitions and […]

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Abu Dhabi wins Best International Wedding Destination

Abu Dhabi won the “Best International Wedding Destination” at the 6th edition of India’s Best Awards hosted by Travel+Leisure, one of the world’s leading magazines in the travel and hospitality sector. Bejan Dinshaw, Country Manager, Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, received the honour from Priya Paul, Chairperson, at Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels. […]

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SIIMA’s sixth edition wraps up on a high note in Abu Dhabi

In association with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), the final night of the prestigious annual South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) drew to a close celebrating South Indian cinema across the Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam film industries under the theme of ‘Celebrating the Unity and Oneness of the South Indian […]

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Abu Dhabi welcomes almost two million hotel guests in first five months of 2017

During the period between January and May 2017, the emirate of Abu Dhabi recorded nearly  two million hotel guest arrivals (1,965,436), a four percent growth compared to the same period in 2016, as per figures released by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) show. Of this figure, domestic visitors account for more […]

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Hotel guest arrivals rose by 1.6 million in Abu Dhabi

New figures from Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) indicate that Abu Dhabi welcomed 1.6 million guest arrivals year to end of April, with seven percent growth compared to the same period in 2016. H.E. Saif Saeed Ghobash, Director General, TCA Abu Dhabi, said, “As we expand our year-round programme of events […]

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Abu Dhabi summer season to bring an extravaganza of entertainment

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has announced the full programme of the 2017 edition of Abu Dhabi Summer Season, is to be held from July 20 to August 20. TCA Abu Dhabi has joined with leading UAE event organisers, partners and stakeholders to bring spectacular international events and activities to multiple […]

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Abu Dhabi sees growth in hotel guests following record-breaking year

Following a record-breaking year for hotel guests in Abu Dhabi, the emirate has recorded impressive growth in the first couple of months of 2017, seeing a 5.5% rise in hotel guests. According to figures from Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), 749,650 hotel guests have checked into the emirate’s 170 hotels and […]

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Abu Dhabi cruise sector celebrates record ships and passengers visiting the emirate

The cruise sector in Abu Dhabi celebrated a year of achievement with record numbers of ship calls and passengers arriving at the emirates during the previous 2016 season. During the season from October until June, Abu Dhabi received more than 100 ship calls for the first time ever, seven regional rotational callers again the highest […]

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